March 07, 2019 12:00 PM EST Cincinnati
Ends March 18, 2019


Early Photographs of Children, Lot of 48

Lot of 48. Collection primarily consists of CDVs, many of which are credited to photographers based in New England. Images of note include portraits of three young girls, possibly sisters, clad in coordinated coats, hats, and muffs, credited on verso to R.E. Churchill, Albany, NY; a dapper young man wearing a pinstripe suit, topped with an overcoat, leaning against an intricately carved wooden table in an interior space, credited to Moffitt Studio, New Britain, CT; a young girl in high button shoes, whose arm rests affectionately on the shoulder of a bearded man, presumably her father, credited to New York Gallery; and a portrait of happy young boy in a suit who stands proudly beside his younger sister, identified on verso as "George Edson Plimpton" and "Minnie." Lot also includes an assortment of tintypes, including a portrait of two young girls in whimsical dresses and floral crowns, posed against a wooded studio backdrop. 

In all, 41 cdvs (one a copy photo on cdv mount), 1 cabinet card, 4 tintypes (cdv-sized or mounted on cdv card with oval window), and two "gem"-sized albumen images on approx. 2.25 x 2.75 in mounts. Identified individuals other than the above include F. Wilber Sayles (photographer or sitter?), John L. Eldridge, Kittie Jermain, Thankful Tryon Cooley when a little girl, Clarence Eugene Kowe, aged 6 years, Lillian Ida Carney, Leon Treat.


Condition varies. Please refer to digital images for conditions of specific items.

Estimate: $100 - $200
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